Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Facade of Man Mandir Palace, Gwalior

The Man Mandir Palace in Gwaior inside the Gwalior Fort was built by Raja Man Singh of the Tomar dynasty between 1486 and 1516 has magnificent facade.



The walls of the southern facade are covered in blue, yellow and green tiles applied in friezes of geometric patterns or various animals.



On the solid part of the parapet are further friezes of elephants, peacocks and trees.



There are brilliant freezes depicting parrots, rows of ducks, banana trees and crocodiles holding lotus buds, decorating the palace's facade.

16 comments:

joshidaniel.com said...

beautiful :)

Light and Voices said...

A long time ago someone was an amazing artist and architect for sure. Lovely photos now.

rupam sarma said...

Great captured.

dhiru guri said...

Beautiful.

Cloudia said...

Truly marvelous! So nicely shown Rajesh

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Beautiful, amazing.

Lady Fi said...

Wow - just gorgeous!

Devilish Angel said...

Majestic...

Jeevan said...

Very interesting and unique decoration with tiles for the walls! Beautiful capture

Irene said...

Amazing! I'm glad it's so well taken care of. Still beautiful after all those years!

Al said...

Absolutely stunning, there's nothing like that in my entire country.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I love all the blue in those old walls, accentuated by shadows.

R Niranjan Das said...

Beautiful frames.

Paula Scott Molokai Girl Studio said...

Incomprehensible beauty you've captured for our pleasure.

Jim said...

Great

Jho Criz said...

Awesome building structures especially those detailed ones.